Knicks Morning News (Tuesday, Dec 27 2011)
The Knicks have already beaten Mark Jackson once since he became Warriors head coach. They stole center Tyson Chandler away from Golden State earlier this month.
Tomorrow, the Knicks will try to make it 2-0 over Jax. The Knicks beging their three-game Western trip in Oakland. It should be a…
Baron Davis is out at least three more weeks with a sore back. Iman Shumpert is shelved two to four weeks with a sprained left knee. Mike Bibby is not a guarantee for tomorrow’s West Coast-trip opener at Golden State because of back spasms. And Toney Douglas, the Knicks…
Bill Walker has forgiven Kevin Garnett after running into his former Celtics teammate by the team bus after Sunday’s NBA season-opener.
According to an NBA source, Garnett won’t be suspended for shoving Walker in the throat after the final buzzer of the Knicks’ 106-104 victory. The hit sent…
With Iman Shumpert out, the Knicks are dangerously thin now at point guard. Even so, don’t expect Nate Robinson to make a triumphant return with his former team.
Deron Williams had 23 points and Kris Humphries 21 as the Nets rallied past the Wizards after trailing by 30-13 early in the season opener.
Coach Mike D’Antoni all but said there was no chance of a return by Nate Robinson to an already banged-up Knicks team, instead suggesting that Mike Bibby would help fill a hole at guard.
Four of the N.B.A.’s five Christmas games generated higher viewership this year over last year, perhaps not a surprise because they opened the lockout-shortened season.
Carmelo Anthony scored 37 points as the Knicks defeated the Celtics in the N.B.A.’s belated return after a long, strange off-season.
The Los Angeles Lakers continued their stumbling start to a new era with a 100-91 road loss to the Sacramento Kings on Monday as the visitors matched their poorest opening to a campaign for nine years.
Stephen Curry had 21 points and 10 assists, Monta Ellis scored 26 points and the Golden State Warriors beat the Chicago Bulls 99-91 on Monday, giving rookie coach Mark Jackson his first victory at any level.
Marcus Thornton scored 12 of his 27 points in the fourth quarter and the Sacramento Kings opened the season in grand fashion, beating the Los Angeles Lakers at home for the first time in more than three years, 100-91 on Monday night.
Ty Lawson and the Denver Nuggets opened their season with a performance that sent a clear message to the rest of the NBA.
LaMarcus Aldridge had 25 points and seven rebounds and the Portland Trail Blazers opened their season with an 107-103 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday night.
Eric Gordon made a 20-footer from the top of the key with 4.2 seconds to play in his New Orleans debut to give the Hornets an 85-84 victory over the Phoenix Suns in their season opener Monday night.
Manu Ginobili scored 24 points and the San Antonio Spurs got some payback after their stunning playoff collapse last season, beating the Memphis Grizzlies 95-82 on Monday night.
Kris Humphries was booed even before the start of the game between his New Jersey Nets and the Washington Wizards, presumably because of his much-hyped — and short-lived marriage to reality TV star Kim Kardashian.
Roy Hibbert had 16 points and 14 rebounds to help the Indiana Pacers defeat the Detroit Pistons 91-79 on Monday night in the season opener for both teams at the renamed Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
Hedo Turkoglu scored 23 points to lead five Magic players in double figures as Orlando earned its first victory of the season with a 104-95 win over Houston on Monday night.
Mark Jackson said Wednesday’s game in Oakland, Calif., against the Knicks – his third as a coach of any kind at any level – was just another game to him, not a way to exact revenge on the team that did not hire him.